HyperText Markup Language/Tag List/form

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Use[edit | edit source]

This lets the user create a form. This element lets the web page owner gather information from the users.

For a brief introduction, see the HyperText Markup Language/Forms section of this book.

Example[edit | edit source]

<form method="post" action="SignIn.php">
<input type="text" name="UserName" size="6">
<input type="password" name="Password" size="6">

Required attributes[edit | edit source]

method[edit | edit source]

Specifies how information from a form transfers to a Web Server.

action[edit | edit source]

Identifies the Web Page or CGI that the information from the form is to be sent.

Optional attributes[edit | edit source]

class[edit | edit source]

Associated CSS classes.

id[edit | edit source]

A string that will be unique throughout the page.

lang[edit | edit source]

The ISO language code.

onreset[edit | edit source]

A declared script that is run before a form's data is erased.

onSubmit[edit | edit source]

A declared script that is run before a form is submitted.

style[edit | edit source]

Inline CSS commands.

title[edit | edit source]

Advisory title.

Standard attributes[edit | edit source]

More info[edit | edit source]

A link to a page with more info, then the name of the site the info came from (i.e. W3Schools).